It’s often assumed that stock and bond values will not move together. This, however, is not always true which underlines the importance of diversification.

Portfolios can be bolstered by investing in alternative assets, such as property and infrastructure, which offer a low correlation with stocks or bonds, while still providing the growth that investors need.

This lack of correlation between different asset classes can also help reduce the volatility of the overall portfolio, because the different asset classes tend to move in different directions from each other.

Diversification in a post-Brexit world

First came talk of Grexit, and then came Brexit. A large section of Europe's populous is desperately seeking change. This anti-globalisation agenda has huge implications for financial markets, causing volatility in bonds and equities. Where do investors go for consistent growth?

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